Dick is a communication professional with strong journalism credentials that include five books and hundreds of articles in national magazines and major newspapers to include Yankee, Consumers' Digest, The Boston Herald and Washington Times, to name a few. His articles have also appeared in numerous trade and industry publications covering commercial real estate, homebuilding, high-technology and financial services.
In addition to building startups into major corporations such as UBS-Agrivest, the agricultural investment division of UBS and Wright Express (NYSE/WEX), Dick has written for and arranged national media coverage for Citibank, Wilmington Trust, Mass Mutual (CML), Pepsi, Trayport, FCM360 and United Technologies. He has also represented the governments of Vietnam and Japan and corporations in Israel, the United Kingdom, Germany and China.
He has over 25 years of solid experience writing news releases, Websites, Blog content, think pieces, white papers, collateral material and promotional copy.
His industry experience includes: financial services, wholesale banking, retail banking, financial technology, foreign exchange, high technology, software, environmental technology, clean diesel technology, manufacturing, aerospace, homebuilding and residential construction, commercial real estate including hospitality and international trade.
His news releases, white a papers, and feature articles resulted in client coverage by The Washington Post, AP, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Businessweek, The New York Times and Agence France Presse to name a few major media outlets.He also freelances for e-Forex Magazine.
He is author of three successful nonfiction books on residential construction and two corporate biographies.
Dick is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and was awarded the Bronze Star for service as a US Air Force captain serving as a combat-zone media relations officer.
Dick is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). He is also a member of the Society of Professional Journalists (formerly Sigma Delta Chi), The Foreign Press Association of New York, the New York Deadline Club and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. His business and community affiliations include the New England Canada Business Council, public relations committee, and the Boston Global Forum, editorial board.